Quiet as a Nun - Antonia Fraser Reviews
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Lady Antonia Fraser Quiet as a Nun (Jemima Shore Mystery)
A classically English mystery, set in a secluded nunnery.
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by - written on 28/03/09 (Very useful, 119 readings)
The title and gothic cover design (on my copy) may very well be the best things about this novel. The premise - that the death of a nun is more mysterious and important than outsiders initially realise - is potentially interesting, but turns out to be dull. There is very little mystery once it is revealed (early on) that the nun had written a will which would, if found and enacted, end the convent's existence. Everyone wants the will, but where is it? And who or what is the mysterious 'black Nun' that has been spotted haunting the convent? The dull 'heroine' Jemima Shore is dragged from her supposedly exciting life in London, where she is a television ... Read the complete review
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